"Charging Desk, Reading Room"

Description

Design drawing with three views titled "Charging Desk Reading Room," depicting a desk for use in a library. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; top and rear views are in pencil only. Desk is angled to have five sides and has an overhanging top with molded edge; paneled sides; and a solid base with molded rim. Desk has drawers for supplies and cash; card filing trays with drop front shelf; and shelves. Title, dimensions, design notes and "29386" are handprinted in pencil. Stamped in lower left corner is: "Irving & Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
libraries (rooms)
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (19 5/8 x 14 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.002.002.007

Record Details

Originator

Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level

Item